deforestation

WE ARE STILL IN: Global Gathering for Climate Action will Benefit Wildlife

Despite the U.S., the world moves toward a low-carbon future As they say in show business, “the show must go on”. Things are no different in the climate world. Trump’s … Read more

Twenty-three leading companies support protecting habitat in Brazil

Update: On January 25, 2018, the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 announced the number of companies supporting protection of the Brazilian Cerrado had nearly tripled, to a total of 61 signatories. The … Read more

NWF Supporters Lend Their Voice to Protect Tropical Rainforest Habitat

The expansion of cattle ranching is one of the leading drivers of deforestation in species-rich areas, like the Amazon rainforest. When tied to deforestation, cattle products such as beef, leather, and tallow … Read more

Win-win solutions for the Environment and Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation recently co-organized an official side event as part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Marrakech. Our event focused on opportunities to improve management practices on … Read more

Ensuring the Paris Agreement Works for Forests and Wildlife

While the Paris Agreement, which formally entered into force last week on November 4, 2016, provides the global mechanism needed for realizing a low carbon future, there remains much work … Read more

Achieving Zero Deforestation Agriculture

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our … Read more

How Engaged Consumers Can Help Protect Wildlife In the Amazon

There’s a reason the purple martin (Progne subis) is known as America’s backyard bird. While summering in the U.S., purple martins nest almost exclusively near towns and cities, often in man-made birdhouses. … Read more

Burgers and Wildlife: Let’s Hear From You

Migratory birds like the purple martin, one of America’s most loved songbirds, rely on tropical forests in the Amazon for wintering habitat. Unfortunately, millions of acres of the Brazilian Amazon … Read more

Intense Fires Threaten the Amazon

El Niño Could Exacerbate Fires Although the dry season is a natural occurrence which begins every June and runs through the end of the year, El Niño has reduced Amazon … Read more

Monumental Win: Amazon Soy Moratorium Renewed Indefinitely

This agreement is a monumental win for wildlife, people, and our climate. The Amazon is home to an incredible array of wildlife, including iconic species such as macaws, jaguars, and … Read more